File photo of Tim Russert greeting Tom DeLay in Washington

 
File photo of Tim Russert greeting Tom DeLay in Washington
NBC newsman and moderator Tim Russert (L) greets former U.S. House Speaker Tom DeLay (R-TX) at a 60th anniversary reception for the Sunday morning news show Meet the Press at the Newseum in Washington November 14, 2007. Russert died on Friday of a heart attack, NBC said. He was 58. Russert, who took over "Meet the Press" in 1991 and oversaw a rise in the Sunday program's popularity, was known for both tough questioning of American political figures and a cheerful television persona. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Files (UNITED STATES)